Diana Bond began a long history of color guard activity as a member of the Alpine Girls in Rochester in 1959. In the years that followed, she was active on both sides of the New York/Ontario border, serving as color guard instructor of the Lindsay Kavaliers, the Krescendos and Liberation Floor Guard in Peterborough. She was secretary of the Canadian Color Guard Association and a floor guard judge with the Canadian Judges Association. She was a support staff member with Dutch Boy of Kitchener, cooking meals for corps members. On the American side of the border, she instructed the color guards of Greece Shoreliners and Greece Cadets, Rochester Crusaders, and marched in the guard of the St. Joe’s Alumni and Racine Kilties. She marched with the color guard of the Empire Statesmen in 1982/83 and again in 2001/02. She was a member of Drum Corps Alumni (DCAT) of Toronto. When her two sons and daughter marched with Garfield Cadets and Phantom Regiment, she assisted the support staff of the two corps. She was selected as the color guard/auxiliary member of the year by the Racine Kilties when she marched with the corps in 1991.